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Session 1: Judging 101 April 29 @ 5:00pm ET

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Annual Meeting Recap

2021 Journal Digital Edition Available Now

View the 2021 Journal Today! 

Become a Member to request a print edition today! 

Start Your Saddlebred Story Today!

Discover the Horse America Made

Proud. Beautiful. Versatile. Athletic.

From the elite competitor to the backyard companion the horse for you is the American Saddlebred. 

Discover your joy and start your Saddlebred Story today. 

Learn more about the magnificent American Saddlebred.

Find an American Saddlebred barn in your area.

 

 

Academy Division Rider

2021 Academy Division Guidelines

The Riding Program Council has revised and updated the Academy Guidelines for horse show organizers and members! 

Learn more about the Academy Division Guideline updates today! 

Learn more about the Riding Program Council.

 

Start Your Saddlebred Sport Horse Story Today!

Discover the Horse America Made

Proud. Beautiful. Versatile. Athletic.

From the elite competitor to the backyard companion the horse for you is the American Saddlebred. 

Discover your joy and start your Saddlebred Story today. 

Learn more about the magnificent American Saddlebred.

Find an American Saddlebred barn in your area.

Start Your Saddlebred Story Today

Discover the Horse America Made

Proud. Beautiful. Versatile. Athletic.

From the elite competitor to the backyard companion the horse for you is the American Saddlebred. 

Discover your joy and start your Saddlebred Story today. 

Learn more about the magnificent American Saddlebred.

Find an American Saddlebred barn in your area.

PARTNERS FOR THE RIDE

ASHBA's Benefits of Membership

Your membership in the American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association contributes significantly to safeguarding the integrity of the breed, promoting the use of Saddlebreds, and expanding the public’s knowledge of America’s original show and sport horse.

The monetary value of your membership contribution is returned many times over in benefits to the breed and to you as an Association member, as well as in services provided by the Association and Registry.

Become a new member today, apply online, or download the membership application form, member benefit infographic or the membership benefits information.

 

ASHBA MEMBERSHIP

Which Membership is Right For Me?

Competing Levels


ASHBA Lifetime Member
$2,500

ASHBA Contributing Member
$100/year

ASHBA Senior Competing
$70/year
Charter Club Competing
ASHBA Charter Club Affiliate Competing
$60/year
Youth Club Competing
ASHBA Junior Competing
$30/year

 

Non-Competing Levels
Not Eligible To Show At USEF Competitions or do business with the Registry

Fan Member
ASHBA Fan Member
 
$35/year

Benefits of your membership

Publications:
Competing members receive the Journal of the American Saddlebred, the statistical "Bible" of the breed.

Access to vital information:
The most comprehensive database in the breed is just a click or call away! Ask for ownership history, pedigrees, show records, get of sire and produce of dam listings—the background you need to make informed decisions about show horses and breeding stock.

Recognition and Prize Programs:
The American Saddlebred Horse and Breeders Association sponsors a number of payback programs for breeders and exhibitors, including the Kentucky and National Futurities, the American Saddlebred Sweepstakes and the Sport Horse Program.

In addition to the programs administered by ASHBA, many state organizations also offer futurities for American Saddlebreds.

Competing membership with ASHA will also allow owners and trainers to participate at USEF licensed compeitions.

Participation in industry events:
ASHBA conducts an Annual Convention and Youth Conference for the education and enjoyment of its members. They are held in conjunction with the Association’s Annual Meeting, in order to receive maximum communication from members regarding ASHBA business. The Convention and Conference are usually scheduled for the first weekend in February, in Lexington, Kentucky.

PROMOTING THE BREED

 Prize Programs

  • Kentucky & National Futurity
  • Sport Horse Incentive Program
  • State Futurities
  • Sweepstakes
 Member Recognition Awards
  • State Pleasure Horse Awards
  • National Pleasure Horse Awards
  • Breeders’ Award
  • ASHA Annual Awards
  • ASHA High Point Award for Saddlebreds and Half Saddlebreds
Registry Recognition Awards
  • USDF All Breed Awards
  • Saddlebred Record
  • Saddlebred Record Equitation
  • Saddlebred Record Sport Horse
  • Saddlebred Select
  • Sport Horse Year End Awards
  • Sport Horse High Point Neck Ribbon Award
  • Half Saddlebred Achievement Award
SPREADING KNOWLEDGE

Publications

  • Journal of the American Saddlebred (electronic or printed copy)
  • Online Junior Junction (electronic magazine)
  • Promotional Brochures
  • WCHS Daily Coverage
Outreach
  • Charter Clubs
  • Youth Programs and Scholarships
Member Services
  • Annual Meeting & Youth Conference
  • Access to ASHBA Database
  • Official Kentucky State Fair Results
  • Electronic Updates of ASHA News
  • Online Membership Directory
  • Unlimited access to Saddlebred.com
SAFEGUARDING ITS INTEGRITY

Registry Functions

  • Registrations
  • Transfer of Ownership
  • Annual Register
  • Lease Agreement
  • Certificate of Eligibility to Show
  • Name Changes
  • Verify Certificates
  • Pedigrees
  • Show Results
  • Stallion Service Reports
  • Get of Sire/Produce of Dam
  • Blood Typing/DNA

Proud Supporters of American Saddlebred Community Members! 

 

 

ASHA Member USEF Affiliate Equine Discounts

 

John Deere Discounts

 

John Deere has proudly been the official equipment supplier of the equine industry since 2001. We are committed to providing equine members with quality equipment at an exclusive, discounted price. John

Deere brings value and innovation through a broad range of property care solutions, supported by the industry’s most trusted brand and dealer network. The John Deere Equine Program offers discounts on almost anything you would need on your horse farm, from mowers and tractors to hay equipment and Gator ™ Utility Vehicles. Whether you are a professional or an enthusiast, we offer different discount programs to best fit your lifestyle and needs.

Full Time Program - Offered to anyone who holds an active equine association membership and has an equine business (breeder, trainer, owner, veterinarian, farrier, horse hay producer, etc.) is eligible for up to 28% off MSRP OR Eligible for up to $2,700 in cash discounts, stackable with most other JD offers and special rate financing. 

Part Time Program - Offered to anyone who holds an active equine association membership for 30+ Days. Eligible for up to $2,700 in cash discounts, stackable with most other JD offers and special rate financing 

Call 866-678-4289 for more information on your equine discount!

 

Big Ass Fans Discounts

 

Enjoy up to 25% OFF BIG ASS FANS!

Whether you have an equine facility, barns, an arena and/or residential needs, our experts are here to make your life easier, more comfortable, and less expensive. Association members are eligible for up to 25% off Big Ass Fans!

Since 1999, we’ve been making fans that are unmatched in performance and unrivaled in craftsmanship; painstakingly built with our hands just as much as with our hearts and our minds. Big Ass Fans pioneered the high-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fan industry by introducing large industrial fans to agricultural spaces. Recognizing the fans’ versatility, our customers began to install them in warehouses, factories, commercial spaces, and homes. With each new application, our engineers set out to design the perfect solution to meet our customers’ needs. Their dedication to innovation has led us to develop the industry’s first silent motor technology, smart fan controls and automation, and the world’s most efficient, safest, durable products on the market.

Call 866-678-4289 for more information on your equine discount!

Sherman Williams 

 

Association Members are eligible for up to 40% off! By establishing a Sherwin-Williams account, members are eligible for these great benefits:

  • A $1,000 line of credit
  • Discounted pricing on Sherwin-Williams products including paint, supplies and wall coverings
  • Use your account at any retail location across the United States and Canada.

Call 866-678-4289 or email equinebenefits@ntra.com to set up your individual account!

ASHA Member Affinity Benefits Program

We are proud to announce a new affinity program for our ASHA members that will bring increased benefits and value to your ASHA membership. With your membership, you can save more on hotel and car rentals, insurance programs, prescriptions and more.

 

ASHA members have access to exclusive travel savings from car rentals, hotels and ticketing discounts to condos, villas, cruises, guided tours and group travel packages. To bring these benefits to our members we have them all conveniently located in one place on our Travel Savings Center page. Whether you simply want to get from here to there or make your dream vacation a reality, ASHA members have all the tools right at your fingertips. Visit the ASHA Travel Savings Center website today and SAVE! 

  

ASHA Member Affinity Retail Discounts 

At ASHA we’re always looking for ways to help members like you. We’re excited to introduce American Hearing Benefits (AHB), a discount program from Starkey Hearing Technologies, the only major American owned and operated hearing aid manufacturer.

By partnering with Starkey and AHB, we can offer you significant discounts on some of today’s leading and most technologically-advanced hearing aids. Along with your new hearing aids you can take advantage of:

  • FREE annual hearing consultations
  • Up to a three-year supply of batteries (40 cells per hearing aid purchased)
  • One year of free office visits (limit of six)
  • 60-day* trial period
  • FREE Deluxe Warranty Plan, including loss and damage
  • Financing plans available (subject to credit approval)

 If hearing loss is an issue or concern for you or a family member, we’re happy to provide this exciting pathway to better hearing and a more vibrant and fulfilling life. 

Call a Hearing Care Advisor at  (888) 994-4119 or visit www.americanhearingbenefits/partner/ASHAto learn more and schedule your FREE hearing consultation.

 

 

Help Protect your pet with ASPCA Pet Health Insurance!

Focus more on your pet’s care and less on costs with ASPCA Pet Health Insurance. Plus, you can save 10% on your base plan premium with a multiple pet discount! ASPCA Pet Health Insurance furthers the mission of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals® (ASPCA®) by helping pet parents afford quality veterinary care so their pets can live longer, healthier lives. 

ASPCA Pet Health Insurance reimburses up to 90% of covered costs.* You can customize your coverage to fit your needs and budget. For instance, you can choose your annual deductible and reimbursement (co-insurance) percent. You’re free to use any vet, specialist, or emergency clinic. Just pay for services and submit a claim online, by fax, or by mail. Get reimbursed by check or direct deposit—it’s up to you! 

See your options now by visiting us online or calling 1-877-343-5314. Please be sure to use your priority code ‘ASHA19’ for special assistance.

ASHA has teamed up with Lenovo, a global leader in the PC marketplace, to offer discounts on its entire line of reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Members save up to 30% off the everyday public web price of Lenovo laptops, tablets, desktops, all-in-ones, workstations, servers, and accessories. This includes savings on a variety of products for the home and office, such as the award-winning ThinkPad laptops and innovative multimode YOGA tablets. 

ASHA members also receive:

  • Free ground shipping on all web orders
  • Monthly limited-time special offers
  • Access to energy-efficient green technologies
  • Award-winning service and support before, during and after your purchase 

Experience the Lenovo difference today and visit their website! For more information and easy ordering:

Call 1-800-426-7235, extension 7219 (M-F 9am-9pm EST, Sat 9am-6pm EST)

Life Line Preventive Health Screenings

Life Line Screening's services are designed for early detection of potential health problems leading to stroke, aortic aneurysms, arterial disease and osteoporosis. ASHA Members have the opportunity to detect life-threatening conditions, at an affordable cost of only $135. To find a screening location convenient to you, call  866-895-3364 and mention your ASHA membership or CLICK HERE!

Long Term Care Global Program

With 35+ years of Long Term Care insurance experience, LTC Global will save ASHA members time and money on your Long Term Care Insurance quote. We don't just offer one solution. We offer multiple carriers to help you best meet your individual needs and budget. 

Highlights of the program:

• As an ASHA Member you may be eligible for a premium discount.

• Your extended family members (including spouses, brothers, sisters, parents, children age 18+, grandparents, aunts, uncles, and in-laws) are also eligible for coverage. 

It's a simple process, just click here or Call (888) 305-4582 for further information and to get started.

 

MetLife TakeAlong Dental

Finally, a dental insurance plan that stays with you, as you go through different stages of your life. MetLife offers ASHA members two great dental coverages options including a Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) and Dental HMO/Managed Care (where available). Get great flexibility in benefit coverage levels that fit you best, and choose any dentist, without referrals (PPO). All options cover a broad range of important dental services. More information on these benefits available here. Call 1-844-263-8336 and mention your ASHA membership, or click here.

 

ASHA Members can save up to 75% on thousands of products at Office Depot and OfficeMax. Great for your printing, cleaning and office needs. Shop online or in any Office Depot or OfficeMax store. Enjoy FREE next-day delivery on online orders over $50! Click HERE to shop online or print off a FREE Store Purchasing Card.

 

Members can receive a FREE card to start saving up to 55% on prescription drugs today! This card has no fees and it will never expire. One card covers entire household, including pets. Accepted at 9/10 pharmacies. For more information call toll free: 1-800-931-8872 or visit here!

 

Additional Member Discounts & Benefits! 

Members receive a 10% discount at the Kentucky Horse Park’s gift shop by presenting their membership card.